Faculty and Staff Postings

Head, Department of Statistics

The Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia is seeking applications for the position of Head of the Department of Statistics. We seek a dynamic individual with an excellent international research profile, a strong commitment to educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, a compelling vision for the future of the Department of Statistics at UBC, and demonstrated leadership abilities, including management, organizational, communication, and consensus-building skills. The deadline for applications is March 7, 2018.

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Head, Department of Zoology

The Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia is seeking applications for the position of Head of the Department of Zoology. The Department is committed to excellence in Zoology research and education, and plays a key role in a range of interdisciplinary initiatives, including the Biodiversity Research Centre and the Life Sciences Institute. We seek a dynamic individual with an excellent international research profile, a strong commitment to educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, a compelling vision for the future of the Department of Zoology at UBC, and demonstrated leadership abilities, including management, organizational, communication, and consensus-building skills. Closing date: March 1, 2018 at 4pm.

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Faculty of SCIENCE Internal Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 1 Competition

The Faculty of Science is looking to nominate two current faculty members as CRC 1 chair holders with the following goals in mind:

  • Advance research that fosters innovation, creates knowledge, and influences policy decisions
  • Continue as a world leading research institution and use that recognition to address national and international scientific challenges
  • Sustain and grow our pre-eminence within our research priorities and themes
  • Balance leadership across key research areas of Fisheries Economics and Catalysis and Sustainability

The selected applicants will go forward in the Fall 2018 national CRC competition. Tier 1 Chairs are intended for exceptional established scholars. These Chairs will be available for retention of existing UBC researchers. Departments should submit their nomination(s) to Associate Dean Mark MacLachlan (maclachlan@science.ubc.ca) by March 8, 2018.  An application consists of a full UBC CV, a 1-page research plan and a nomination letter from the Head/Director of the candidate’s unit.

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Professor, Tenure - Canada Excellence Research Chair - Bioproducts

The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver campus, is seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Bioproducts. The CERC program, Canada’s highest research chair appointment, is designed to attract and support world-renowned researchers and their teams to Canada. This unique and exciting appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure awards the chair holder $10 million over seven years as part of a larger $20+ million program budget to support bioproducts research of strategic importance to UBC and Canada. World-class researchers are invited to express their interest as soon as possible to meet the program deadline of fall 2018.

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Hydrogeology: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at the University of British Columbia invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants will have a PhD or equivalent experience in a related field and should be investigating physical, chemical or microbiological processes relating to the field of hydrogeology, and intersecting with research areas such as, but not limited to, Earth critical zone science, fracture flow and fault processes, geomechanics, geohazards, groundwater contamination and remediation, environmentally responsible resource development, and impact of climate change on water supply and quality.

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Staff Postings

UBC Science uses an online recruiting and application process for staff positions. Visit the UBC HR website to view the current list of postings. Internal applicants should apply through Self Service.

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